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"I've realized now what an opportunity they gave us, to talk to millions of people in this country about what Planned Parenthood does," she says. "I know that wasn't their intention." Richards was hailed in headlines for her wit and her composure, and the committee cleared Planned Parenthood of ...
The global veterinary healthcare market is currently valued at nearly US$ 35 billion, and is expected to witness steady growth rates in the next decade. However, there are a plethora of changes ... pet-owners are making the shift to vaccines. The move is being supported by veterinary healthcare activists.

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, an anti-apartheid activist in South Africa and ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, died Monday at the age of 81. In 2016, Madikizela-Mandela was awarded the Order of Luthuli, one of South Africa's highest honors, and she will be given a state burial on April 14. A political leader in ...
To do it this year, the Parkland activists and their celebrity supporters are placing their hopes in a 38-year-old first-time candidate and former minor league ... Scholten supports a $15 minimum wage, an incremental move toward universal health care, comprehensive immigration reform that would ...
Samson Hampton was awarded the 2018 Empowerment Award from the TGI Network, for his direct action efforts to save healthcare, at the first annual ... Hampton was also presented with a certificate of special recognition from United States Representative David Cicilline (Democrat, Rhode Island).
An activist can't sit in front of a computer, posting or blogging away, limit themselves to tweeting, or simply disseminate news - fake or documented ... Americans have fostered and fought for a society that affords our disparate voices to raise in unison and speak out for what is meaningful to us; to be activists.

State lawmakers studying improvements to California's healthcare system on Tuesday rejected on a plan popular with Democratic activists to give ... It said creating government-run health care would be a long-term endeavor requiring new money and legislative staff and that such a plan would likely ...
The strong and growing enthusiasm for "Medicare for All" would force health care reform onto the agenda of whichever Democrat, if any, manages to get elected .... healthcare through an improved Medicare for All can contain prices and therefore costs, eliminate the deductibles and co-pays that burden ...
Danhof hopes to counter rhetoric from these activists along with other outside progressive groups that are working to influence corporations. He says they have fought the administration – while also trying to turn corporate leaders against business groups like the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. “We have a ...
Cfius's letter also notes that Qualcomm supplies the United States government with important products, and consults on cybersecurity matters relating to 5G and the internet of ... Its move shows Washington's worries about the selling of U.S. companies to foreign counterparts — and its willingness to act.
Some 24 hours before Common and Andra Day took the Dolby Theater stage to perform their Oscar-nominated song “Stand Up for Something” (from “Marshall”), a group of activists gathered in Beverly Hills to celebrate the moment. For the performance, each activist was contacted personally by Common ...
Housing activists marched and protested on the floors of the convention hall, urging candidates to back a proposal to strengthen California rent control. And at one point, angry over Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon's decision to hold a proposed single-payer universal health care bill in committee, ...
THE PARK IMPERIAL AT 230 WEST 56TH ST , NEW YORK, UNITED STATES - 2017/07/10: New Yorkers and healthcare advocacy groups organized a ... Healthcare activists protest to stop the Republican health care bill at Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 17, 2017.
“We don't know everything, and we don't understand all of the possibilities and maybe some of the adjustments we may be able to make will save us money but not cut services,” said Walker after a lengthy public hearing Wednesday night. “The difficult part is we have cut so much over the past three years...
Can you just first remind us why he's been in danger of losing his job? HORSLEY: That's right. Shulkin is the only member of the Trump Cabinet who is a holdover from the Obama administration. And he's won some points for reforms in the troubled VA health care system. But in recent weeks, he's been ...
The California Healthcare Roadblock Removal Act would give the state solid legal footing to raise billions of taxpayer dollars needed to finance single-payer health care. A single-payer system would, by current estimates, cost taxpayers an extra $200 billion a year. Fountain's initiative would set up ...
Sister District coordinates phone-banking, postcards, text-banking, canvassing and other events to win state elections throughout the United States for Democrats. The focus is ... Lamb, a former Marine and federal prosecutor, is focused on working family policies, health care and other progressive values. Democrats hold a ...

“No matter who you are if you buy products of the United States of America, you are paying your taxes, you are paying your fair share,” Gibson said. Gibson also took issue with the U.S. healthcare system, commenting that “the whole thing is a fraud.” “We have a corrupt Big Pharma that has teamed up with ...
The Street predicted Glenview's suggested change “would allow aggressive activist hedge funds to launch a boardroom battle” to replace directors ... In a statement, Tenet, which is the third largest investor-owned U.S. health system, said its bylaw change would allow majority-holding shareholders the ...
These demonstrators were protesting a pipeline funded by U.S. Bank, which bears the same name as the stadium where the Super Bowl took place. “U.S. Bank ... Activists were outraged by the way they felt that the city of Minneapolis seemingly prioritized football championship over its own community.
Syrian activists say civilians have suffered chlorine gas poisoning during an attack on the rebel-held town of Saraqeb in Idlib province. The Syrian Civil Defense search-and-rescue group ... two reported chlorine attacks near Syria's capital. U.S. officials said the world needed to find a way to stop the attacks.
Farage then warned his American listeners to stay clear of universal health care because the country "would never ever be able to remove it." ... A movement to bring universal healthcare to the U.S. gained steamed during last year's presidential election thanks in large part to Vermont Senator Bernie ...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Police arrested 17 activists who blocked a light-rail line carrying Super Bowl ticketholders to U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday in a protest .... The American Health Care Association, which represents more than 13,000 U.S. nursing homes, was active in the national partnership formed by ...
The push to move California to a universal health care system enters a new phase this week, when a special committee will hear for the first time specific proposals on how the state might pursue a path to universal care. ... To get to universal care, activists have latched on to the concept of single-payer.
Kerri Harris, a Dover community activist and political newcomer, plans to challenge three-term U.S. Sen. ... Last week, the state's political insiders were abuzz after news of a mystery Carper challenger surfaced on Facebook — one who supports a $15 minimum wage, single-payer health care and universal ...
President Obama signed a presidential memorandum related to an announcement of $600 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act awards for construction and renovation projects at 85 community health centers throughout the US on December 9, 2009. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images.
Elliot's stake was revealed in a regulatory filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. In the filing, Elliott said it believes that Akamai "possesses an unmatched network platform which provides a significant competitive advantage" but that "the value and potential uses of this platform are not ...
“My crime was to get funds for gender-confirming surgery,” says Shagasyia “Shea” Diamond. “I was criminalized because I couldn't endure living in a gender that wasn't my own.” Diamond's story is a common narrative among transgender women unable to afford necessary healthcare: In her case, she ...
On Wednesday, a group of activists and Maine residents, led by Mr. Barkan, met with Ms. Collins to express their concerns about the bill. They said they feared it would destabilize the health care system that many Americans rely on and would lead to spending cuts to social safety net programs that poor ...
While federal funds cover at least half — and as much 95 percent — of the cost for citizens and legal U.S. residents on Medi-Cal, the state would have to ... Expanding access to health care has been a contentious issue for California lawmakers, who targeted last year by protests from liberal activists who ...
The progressive activists, ignited by the Democratic Senate win in Alabama, trained their efforts on Republican swing votes. ... “it was a rejection of the entire Republican agenda to ... rob us of our health care, to raid Medicare and destroy Medicaid, all so some Wall Street parasite can buy yet another yacht.
With just 2 days remaining before the final December 15 deadline, former President Barack Obama joined a Get America Covered call with several hundred people who are working tirelessly to help Americans sign up for quality, affordable coverage at HealthCare.gov. Former President Obama thanked ...
Despite continued assertions that universal healthcare in the United States is merely a liberal “pipe dream,” a Medicare-for-All health program--a healthcare insurance system that is government-run--remains the best option for ensuring that all Americans have access to quality health care. “Overall,” the ...
The proposal also would lock into the constitution an existing ban against lawmakers getting a pension or health care in retirement. ... Brian Calley, who handed off leadership of the effort to McMillin, former Republican National Committeeman Dave Agema and grassroots activists before launching a run for ...
Over the lifetime of the project the U.S. is expected to spend $1.5 trillion on building and maintaining 2,500 planes for its own use, enough to forgive the entire nation's student debts, or pay for the health care of every low-income American for the next three years, or build a border wall that encircles the earth ...
China's big brother: how artificial intelligence is catching criminals and advancing health care .... Health care is also about to see disruptive change. ... Zhu was born in Fujian province – he is unwilling to be more exact and doesn't wish to talk about his family – and worked in the United States for 10 years.
It was shareholder discontent—particularly from activist hedge fund Glenview Capital Management, which had two members of the Tenet board resign in August, citing ... Analysts and industry experts say Tenet, and all U.S. hospital companies, are operating in a more difficult environment today than just a few years ago.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution last week condemning "the ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar by that country's ... remain in Myanmar, where they face heavy restrictions on their movements and limited access to education, health care and business opportunities.
You even say you are “pro-life.” But your actions are stripping people of the healthcare they need to survive. You are working to pass legislation that is antithetical to the more than 2,000 verses that call on all of us to care for the poor and the sick. You assert that this tax scheme will grow the economy, thus ...
During the fight over the health care bill this summer, disabled activists deployed mass acts of civil disobedience, camping out in Senate offices and getting ... “We're back where we were earlier this year with the health care bill,” Angel Padilla, policy director for Indivisible, a national activist group, told Vox a ...
Activists are planning to hold sit-ins and demonstrations outside ... That's what we saw on the healthcare bill and that's what's happening now.”.
About two dozen speakers from several activist groups asked the ... Mohammed said activists groups, which include the Justice ... departments that focus on jobs, healthcare, housing and education. ... the Sheriff's office was awarded by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday to hire more deputies.
“There is a difference between health care, which is critically important, and the ... And these dividing lines remain with us still; as a 2015 City Lab article on ... given the urgency of racial health care disparities in the United States. ... justice and public health advocates, along with Black Lives Matter activists.
"Activists say an ethnic cleansing finding is mostly symbolic, but could ... but "there's no obligation by the United States or any other state to ... The atrocities are unfolding under the watch of a leader who is a noted human rights activist. ... about education and health care for the massive tide of refugees, but ...
Activist Group Ask Supes To Audit Alameda County Sheriff's Budget ... Mohammed said activists groups, which include the Justice ... the office's funds to other departments that focus on jobs, healthcare, ... Sheriff's office was awarded by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday to hire more deputies.
Prominent attorney and community activist to run to replace Jerry Butler ... including health care, education, economic development and criminal justice. ... “Her death caused a ripple affect among those of us who had been shielded ... officials, ministers, community leaders, activists and business leaders.
FCC aims to gut #NetNeutrality and Philly activists aren't pleased ... justice, and to get access to desperately needed jobs, healthcare, and housing, we ... company turned down the power for all but the richest U.S. companies?
Find us on 89.3 KPCC, hosted by A Martinez. ... Trans activist Rizi Timane (center) stands with Rene Chavarria (r) and Tatiana ... that specifically target transgender people and their healthcare needs," Tobin says. ... Act has trans people uncertain about whether their health care needs will still be covered.
Progressive Democratic activist groups have been strategizing their plan of ... But with the health care fight suddenly back again, activists are hoping ... “As soon as health care was behind us, we were working with our groups ...
As an activist who found her activism later in life, I know there are many younger activists who have been doing this longer than I have. ... My work as a mental health clinician at Valeo Behavioral Health Care in Topeka is both ... to build this leadership throughout Kansas, and throughout the United States.


 

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